Cloud Peak Energy Inc (CLD) Jumps 8.37% on December 23

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Cloud Peak Energy Inc (CLD) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday December 23 as the stock popped 8.37% to $2.27, representing a gain of $0.175 per share. Some 952,946 shares traded hands on 3,687 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 1.79 million shares out of a total float of 61.17 million. The stock opened at $2.10 and traded with an intraday range of $2.28 to $2.08.

After today's gains, Cloud Peak Energy Inc reached a market cap of $138.55 million. Cloud Peak Energy Inc has had a trading range between $10.10 and $1.95 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $2.85 and a 200-day SMA of $4.19.

Cloud Peak Energy Inc is engaged in the production of coal in the U.S. and in the Powder River Basin.

Cloud Peak Energy Inc is based out of Gillette, WY and has some 1,600 employees. Its CEO is Colin Marshall.

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The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

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